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Lynx helos

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by tongix, Jul 18, 2012.

  1. tongix

    tongix

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    Looks like they are more agile and faster. Could they be better than that blackhawks?

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFk4GCZQRd4&feature=related"]Royal Navy Black Cats Display Team - Lynx Pair - YouTube[/ame]
     
  2. Bushflyr

    Bushflyr ʇno uıƃuɐɥ ʇsnɾ Millennium Member

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    Nice bit of piloting, but there is nothing there that would even remotely support your conclusion.
     

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    HollowHead Firm member

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    IIRC, is not the Lynx the world's fastest helo? HH
     
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    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    The French Dauphin is so good that the US Coast Guard uses it for rescue and stuff.
     
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    robin303 Helicopter Nut

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQnXvuAwl-4"]Top Ten Helicopters: Lynx - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    aircarver Descent Terminated Silver Member

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    Any chopper guys comment on how they pushed it 249 mph without running into retreating blade stall ? ... :shocked:

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    HerrGlock Scouts Out CLM

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    The root of the blade is not an airfoil, for one. The airfoil starts out further on the blade where the zero airspeed point requires faster forward speed to get.

    Look for airflow reversal, blade taper and blade twist.
     
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    aircarver Descent Terminated Silver Member

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    Thanks.

    I worked on a project for Fairchild (Hiller) called 'RVR' (Reversed Velocity Rotor) wherein the retreating rotor blade was shifted to a positive angle of attack by the trailing edge to keep the blade producing lift at very high speeds.

    The reason you haven't seen it is because it beat itself to death mechanically ... :supergrin:

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  11. Ragnar

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    Yeah, it was the company demonstrator bird and it had more powerful engines and different rotor blades and tail configuration. Not exactly a fair representation of an operational Lynx.